Dr. Ranjan Patel

City: Burlingame, CA
State: California
Tel: 415-417-0777
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Therapy Specialties: 

  • Abandonment
  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Cancer
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Chronic Illness / Disability
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Fertility Issues
  • Forgiveness
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • HIV / AIDS
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Internet Addiction
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Narcissism
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Other - Not Listed Here
  • Panic
  • Phobias
  • Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Power
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Prejudice / Discrimination
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sex Addiction
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Somatization
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues
  • Modality:

  • Coaching
  • Consultation
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Telehealth
  • Payments Accepted:

    My Approach to Helping

    Congratulations–by seeking counseling, you’re taking the first step in helping yourself! Research shows that because you’re motivated to search for a therapist, you possess the inner resources, resilience, and will to change. I love people and am passionate about doing excellent therapy. I offer brief-term counseling for rapid symptom reduction, as well longer-term psychotherapy for deeper exploration. I work collaboratively with you to insure we’re optimizing a tailor-made treatment for your unique needs. I have a wide range of experienced over the past 35 years, and my specialties include: anxiety; depression; chronic painillness, relationship issues–in individual andor couples, sexual difficulties, and cross-cultural conflicts. I also do mindfulness training, including meditation instruction.

    I use many interventions, e.g. psychodynamic, mindfulness training, humanistic, interpersonalrelational, cognitive-behavioral, ACT (Acceptance Commitment Therapy), communication skills. Depending on your preferenceneeds, I do sessions in-office, telephone, WhatsApp, FaceTime, and Skype with video.

    Please visit my website for more information or Feel free to call for a free phone consultation.

    More Info About My Practice

    I am not a member of HMO’s, but if you have a PPO, I will provide you with a weekly or monthly bill to submit to your insurance company–you will be reimbursed directly from them, contingent on your policy benefits.

    What I Love about Being a Psychotherapist

    I’m passionate about providing stellar service to my clients, and about doing good therapy . . . because nothing is more important than human beings relating with each other with kindness and fulfillment–my goal is to foster this, and to help nurture you in the direction you wish to grow.

    My Role as a Therapist

    My role is to help you help yourself, to become the best “Being” and “”Self” you envision for yourself. The therapy process involves clarifying who you are today, who you want to be, and why. What is the life you want? Together we’ll figure out how best to heal and walk the path best for you.

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    Client Focus (Age)

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders
  • Treatment Orientation

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Collaborative Couple Therapy (CCT)
  • Control Mastery Theory
  • Depth Therapy
  • Depth-Oriented Brief Therapy
  • Developmental Model of Couples Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Feminist Therapy
  • Focusing
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Holistic Psychotherapy
  • Humanistic Psychology (humanism)
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP)
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Nonviolent Communication (NVC)
  • Object Relations
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)
  • Positive Psychology
  • Positive Psychotherapy
  • Pragmatic / Experiential Therapy for Couples (PET-C)
  • Process Oriented Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT)
  • Relational Psychotherapy
  • Self Psychology
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Services Fee

    Billing and Insurance:

    I don’t currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for “out of network” benefit coverage

    Fees: For a 50 minute individual therapy session, $310.00. For a 60 minute couplesjoint therapy session, $375.00. Please call for a free initial phone consultation. I accept ApplePay, Venmo, PayPal, Zelle, Checks, Cash, direct bank checks and bank transfers.

    Free Initial Consultation

    Evening Availability


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